Harold Witkov
November 18, 2009
Why would Sarah Palin rate Barack Obama a "4"?
By Harold Witkov

Barbara Walters asked Sarah Palin, " On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best, where do you rate Barack Obama?" Sarah Palin gave Barack a "4."

As a big fan of Sarah Palin, I must admit I was disappointed with the number Governor Palin assigned President Obama. I certainly would have rated him much lower. So I asked myself, "Why would Sarah Palin rate Obama a "4"?" I came up with the following:

1. Sarah Palin was rating Barack Obama's looks on a scale of 1 to 10.

2. Since he has been president less than a year, Sarah Palin needs a few numbers below "4" so that, over the course of time, she can lower his rating.

3. Since Barack Obama is still relatively popular, Palin did not want to be too hard on him yet.

4. Sarah Palin was able to explain President Obama's shortcomings in the interview anyway, so why bother playing Barbara Walter's numbers game.

5. Sarah Palin was rating President Obama's first ten months in office as a "4" out of "10" on the Richter scale.

© Harold Witkov


The views expressed by RenewAmerica columnists are their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of RenewAmerica or its affiliates.
(See RenewAmerica's publishing standards.)

Click to enlarge

Harold Witkov

Harold Witkov is a freelance writer in the Chicago area, who previously worked in textbook publishing and sales for more than thirty years.

He began his freelance writing fifteen years ago, specializing in inspirational and humorous first-person narratives. Among others, he has written for Science of Mind, Unity Magazine, Reunions Magazine and The Jewish Voice and Opinion. Harold Witkov's articles are widespread on the Internet. He has written for Renew America, American Thinker, Right Wing News, Enter Stage Right, and Land of the Free, just to name a few.


Receive future articles by Harold Witkov: Click here

Latest articles


Alan Keyes
Why de facto government (tyranny) is replacing the Constitution (Apr. 2015)

Stephen Stone
Will Obama be impeached now that Republicans control both houses of Congress? (Nov. 2014)

Laurie Roth
Third Debate - Smooth -- smiling Hillary appeared paranoid -- arrogant -- conspir

J. Matt Barber
The crucifixion of Judge Roy Moore

Dan Popp
Montanism, legalism and Trumpism

Kurt Kondrich
Down syndrome Awareness -- my greatest assignment!

Frank Maguire
Altar-ing our self: the passion for destruction

Curtis Dahlgren
A column for the ages ("powerful women"?)

Bryan Fischer
The only thing you need to know on November 8

Selwyn Duke
No, Trump should not accept the results of a possibly stolen election

Lloyd Marcus
Hillary Clinton: America's most dangerous "enemy within"

Michael Bresciani
The tale of two Hillarys -- and one Donald Trump

Jen Shroder
The good in Donald Trump

Frank Louis
Worried Trump will get us into war? With Hillary there will be nothing left to fight for!
  More columns


Click for full cartoon
More cartoons

RSS feeds



Matt C. Abbott
Chris Adamo
Russ J. Alan
Bonnie Alba
Jamie Freeze Baird
Chuck Baldwin
Kevin J. Banet
J. Matt Barber
. . .
[See more]

Sister sites